Christmas and New Year services 2017/18

Once again we bring you an one-stop guide to all services being operated on the tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period 2017-18. There are no big changes in the services being offered with Blackpool still not seeing it necessary to offer services on Boxing Day or New Years Day whilst others provide an extensive service throughout the period. So if you want some tram action over the Christmas period take a look below to see where you can go!

Blackpool Tramway

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Normal service with last tram from Starr Gate at 2015 and from Fleetwood Ferry at 2115

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – NO SERVICE

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th December – Normal service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Normal service with last tram from Starr Gate at 2015 and from Fleetwood Ferry at 2115

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – NO SERVICE

Docklands Light Railway

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Normal weekend service with earlier finish.

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Reduced service running every 5-10 minutes

Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th December – Normal weekend service

Saturday 30th December – Normal Saturday service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Normal Sunday service until 0030 and then a service throughout the night until 1000 on New Year’s Day. Between 2345 and 0430 travel will be free. The overnight service will run between Bank and Lewisham, Stratford and Canary Wharf, Tower Gateway and Beckton, Bank and Woolwich Arsenal, Stratford International and Canning Town

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Overnight service until 1000 then weekend service

Edinburgh Trams

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Weekend service until 2100. Last full route tram from York Place to Edinburgh Airport at 2138, last full route tram from Edinburgh Airport to York Place at 2105. Later departures from Edinburgh Airport will terminate at Gogoarburn.

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th (Boxing Day) to Friday 29th December – Normal weekday service

Saturday 30th December – Normal weekend service until 1800 when trams will stop running between Edinburgh Airport and West End Princes Street. The last full route service from Edinburgh Airport to York Place will depart at 1710 and from York Place to Edinburgh Airport at 1752.

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Normal weekend service between Edinburgh Airport and West End Princes Street only. Between midnight and 0500 free night trams will run every 20 minutes.

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Normal weekday service with trams running full route to York Place from 0930. The first full route service from Edinburgh Airport to York Place will depart at 0933 and from York Place to Edinburgh Airport at 1014.

London Tramlink

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Normal Sunday service with less frequent service after 1800

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Amended Sunday service

Wednesday 27th December to Saturday 30th December  – Amended Saturday service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Normal Sunday service throughout day. Between 2345 and 0430 on New Year’s Day trams will run and will be free. Trams will run every 30 minutes overnight between Wimbledon and Beckenham Junction and from Wimbledon to New Addington.

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Amended Sunday service

Luas

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Last tram at 2000

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Sunday service from 0900

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th December – Saturday service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Sunday service plus Night Luas service

Monday 1st (New Year’s Day) January 2018 – Sunday service

Manchester Metrolink

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Normal Sunday service with last trams departing the City at approximately 2100

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day)  – Sunday service with extra services for Manchester United match

Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th December – Normal weekday service

Saturday 30th December – Normal Saturday service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Saturday service with later trams. Services will stop running via 2CC from 2200 and run via Market Street.  Last trams leaving Manchester City Centre at approximately 0100

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Sunday service

Midland Metro

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Normal Sunday service

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Enhanced Sunday service with trams every 10 minutes between 0800 to 1800 with a 15 minute service until 2300.

Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th December – Normal weekday service

Saturday 30th December – Normal Saturday service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Normal Sunday service

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Enhanced Sunday service with trams every 10 minutes between 0800 to 1800 with a 15 minute service until 2300.

Nottingham Express Transit

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Normal Sunday service

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Sunday service

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th December – Normal service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Normal Sunday service with extra late night trams until around 0200 on New Year’s Day

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Sunday service

Stagecoach Supertram

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Sunday timetable with early finish (last services start to run from approximately 1800)

Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) – NO SERVICE

Tuesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Special service will run every 20 minutes between 0630 and 2100 from Meadowhall to Halfway/Middlewood. No service to Herdings Park or Malin Bridge

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th December – Saturday service

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Sunday timetable with early finish (last services start to run from approximately 1800)

Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Special service will run every 30 minutes between 0900 and 1800 from Meadowhall to Halfway/Middlewood. No service to Herdings Park or Malin Bridge

All information above is provided in good faith but British Trams Online cannot be held responsible for any errors. You are strongly advised to check with the tramway before attempting to travel.

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